## Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning

# Chapter 18 - Nuclear Chemistry - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 817a: 17a

#### Answer

$_{99}^{253}Es + _{2}^{4}He → _{0}^{1}n + _{101}^{256}Md$

#### Work Step by Step

Einsteinium-253 combines with an alpha particle to form a neutron and a Medelevium-256.

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